HSTM Network Ireland

History of Science, Technology & Medicine Network of Ireland

Medical and Health Humanities Seminar

At the next seminar of the TCD Medical and Health Humanities Initiative, Ms Harriet Wheelock, Archivist at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland will present on developing a Medical Heritage site.

This will take place on Tuesday 20th February,  at 1-2pm in the Long Room Hub with videolink to the clinical sites.

Further information is available here:  Medical_Heritage_Site_Redux

Astronomy In Ireland 1780-1870: From Astrometry To Astrophysics

This lecture by Professor Jim Bennett will take place in the RDS on Thursday February 15th at 18:30.

Professor Jim Bennett is a historian of science who has worked mainly on the physical sciences and practical mathematics, and their intersection in astronomy. He concluded his career in universities and museums as Director of the Museum of the History of Science and Professor of the History of Science in the University of Oxford. He is currently President of the Hakluyt Society.

Following this talk in the RDS Library Speaker Series a reception and book launch will take place in the Library to mark publication of, ‘William E. Wilson (The Work and Family of a Westmeath Astronomer’, by Ian Elliott and Charles Mollan. The book is Number 5 in the RDS Science and Irish Culture Series.

 

The above talk is admission free but prior booking is essential. Further details are available here

Open Call to serve on Royal Irish Academy Multidisciplinary Committees

The aims of the Committees are to provide scientific and scholarly expertise and to promote the value of the sciences, humanities and social sciences.

They will work, on an all-island basis, to support and sustain the broad range of disciplines represented by the Committees, and to strengthen the engagement of these communities in national and international scholarship.

Further details are available here

CHOMI Seminars

The Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland is pleased to announce our seminar schedule for the semester. We very much hope you can attend them.
Thursday 8 February 2018
Dr Jane Hand (University of Warwick)
 ‘Health on the High Street: Consumerism, the NHS and Low-Fat Diets in Britain since the 1970s’
Thursday 12 April 2018
Dr Fionnuala Walsh (University College Dublin)
“‘You will feel that that you are being of some use’: Irish nurses and the Great War 1914-1918”
All seminars take place at 5pm, in Room K114, School of History, Newman Building, UCD. 
You may also be interested in the following event.
Lecture by Dr Ronan Foley (Maynooth University) on Therapeutic Environments in 18th and 19th Century Ireland: Hybrid Spaces and Practices”. It takes place in the Trinity Long Room Hub, TCD, on Friday, 26 January, from 6-7pm. Registration is via this link:

CFP: Oral History Network Ireland Conference

The OHNI Conference will take place at Queen’s University Belfast on 28th and 29th June 2018.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 22nd December 2017.

Further details about conference themes and proposal guidelines are available here OHNI OHS poster

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